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CLIP 2203

Separating solids and liquids

Separating solids and liquids

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Key Info
  • Separating solids and liquids
  • Duration: 00:45
  • A look at a range of day-to-day examples of separating liquids and solids. This is something we do all the time with the help of a sieve or filter. Examples include fish being caught in a net, spaghetti being drained in a colander, chips being lifted out of fat using a basket, a dishwasher filter, and a coffee filter.
  • Subject:



    Separating Mixtures of Materials

  • Keywords: liquids, solids, sieve, filter, separate
Ideas for use in class
  • This clip provides some good examples of how we separate liquids and solids. It could be used at the start of a lesson to promote discussion.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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